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Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.

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Karen Gillan Lands Role in ‘Jumanji’ Movie

Let’s hear it for Amy Pond. Doctor Who‘s Karen Gillan continues to conquer Hollywood with a parade of high-profile roles, from Guardians of the Galaxy to the Tom Hanks–Emma Watson drama The Circle, and she’s landed another big one today. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took to his Instagram account to announce that the Scottish-born actress […]

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Catherine Zeta-Jones to Play Olivia de Havilland in ‘Feud’

Catherine Zeta-Jones is modern Hollywood royalty, and now she’ll have the opportunity to play a classic Tinseltown star. Producer Ryan Murphy announced today on Twitter that the Oscar-winning Chicago star will portray Olivia de Havilland in his upcoming FX anthology series Feud, which depicts the rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan […]

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Ben Whishaw in Talks for ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Budding British national treasure Ben Whishaw may be joining the already star-studded cast of Mary Poppins Returns, The Hollywood Reporter says. The London Spy lead is reportedly in talks for the Disney sequel set 25 years after the original 1964 film. Mary Poppins Returns already has Emily Blunt (in the title role) and Hamilton visionary […]

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WATCH: What’s Hot in Coffee? Let’s Hit Shoreditch’s Cafés

That skinny latte just isn’t hitting the spot anymore. People are expecting more from their cup of Joe than ever. Which trends are bubbling up in the world of coffee? Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell hits the cafés of London’s trendsetting Shoreditch to explore how the familiar morning beverage is evolving. Subscribe to our YouTube series for […]

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WATCH: Fans Pay Tribute to Douglas Adams

Every May 25th, fans around the globe celebrate Towel Day in tribute to the late author Douglas Adams, who brought us The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (currently being adapted into a BBC AMERICA original series, premiering October 22). Who was Douglas Adams, and why was his influence on […]

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‘Sherlock’ Season 4 Trailer Teases Dark Return

Desperate for a little trifle of information about Season Four of Sherlock? The participants of the series’ Comic-Con panel—which featured Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Sue Vertue, and Amanda Abbington—were keeping mostly mum today (July 24). Thankfully, we saw the premiere of the upcoming season’s trailer during the panel, and it speaks volumes. What […]

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‘American Gods’ SDCC Panel: Trailer Released, Chenoweth Cast

The Starz drama based on Neil Gaiman‘s bestselling book will premiere in 2017, but fans at San Diego Comic-Con received a taste of the series in the form of a trailer, which you can watch now: In the series, Ricky Whittle (The 100) stars as Shadow Moon, a convict released from prison early upon news […]

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‘Orphan Black’ Final SDCC Panel: 6 Things We Learned

Orphan Black panels at Comic-Con are always a bit emotional. After all, Clone Club, as Orphan Black aficionados call themselves, is more than just a fandom: it’s a tight-knit community whose members connect deeply with the series’ unique exploration of identity. When the fans receive the opportunity to interact with the show’s cast and creators, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Eccleston in ‘The A Word’ Teaser

If you’re still mourning the end of Parenthood, we’ve found the perfect fix. In the equally witty, slice-of-life family drama The A Word, premiering Wednesday, July 13 at 10/9c on Sundance TV, Doctor Who and The Leftovers’ Christopher Eccleston plays Maurice, the recently widowed patriarch of a family in crisis after the diagnosis of his […]

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